Dr. Anna Windle is an early career scientist, working as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in support of the NASA Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, and ocean Ecosystem (PACE) satellite mission. She received her Ph.D. in Marine, Estuarine, Environmental Sciences at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) at Horn Point Lab in Cambridge, MD in 2023. Her dissertation focused on incorporating in situ, unoccupied aircraft systems (UAS, drones) and earth observing satellites to enhance environmental remote sensing in Chesapeake Bay. She has expertise in satellite and UAS remote sensing, ocean color, and optical oceanography.
She received a Master's of Environmental Management (M.E.M.) from Duke University in 2018 and a B.S. in Environmental Sciences from Washington College in 2016.
Anna is passionate about education and outreach and has worked with K-12 teachers to develop environmental education lesson plans and has run drone mapping workshops for local students.